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Fortera carbon capture plant to come on-stream at end of 2023

11 August 2023, Published under Cement News

The construction of the Fortera carbon capture unit at at CalPortland ’s Redding cement plant , should be finished this year. Fortera’s Vice President of Product Development, Dr Craig Hargis, says they should be producing ReCarb™materials in 2024. Dr Hargis says the finished, more environmentally-friendly product should not be any more expensive than conventional concrete; with the same uses. "It could, really, be used anywhere existing cement is used," he said. "So, that would inclu...

Climeworks to build presence in US DAC market

19 April 2023, Published under Cement News

Climeworks, a global leader in carbon dioxide removal (CDR) via direct air capture (DAC) technology, has confirmed its intent to engage in several large-scale DAC projects in the USA over the next few years, with the potential to create thousands of direct US jobs in the process. “Political momentum is essential for creating a carbon removal industry at the pace needed to reach global climate goals. The US is now at the forefront of this, with legislation such as the Inflation Reduction A...